"Hot as a Furnace" Weather Related Clothing / Accessories Tip by gilabrand

  Cooling off my feet
by gilabrand

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: I was in DC at the end of June and it was BOILING. It was like walking in a sauna, with sweat dripping down you all the time (this, from a person who never sweats).

So if you are planning a trip in the summer, stick to light, airy cotton clothing. I would stay away from skin-tight acrylics unless your are a glutton for punishment.

But if you plan to spend a lot of time in closed places like hotel lobbies and restaurants, do bring a long-sleeve button down shirt to wear over your cotton T shirt. They usually have their air-conditioning on super-cold and if you sit there for any length of time, you can really freeze.

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  • Updated May 5, 2009
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